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The behavioral management of laboratory nonhuman primates in the United States has not been thoroughly characterized since 2003. This article presents the results of a survey behavioral management programs at 27 facilities and covering a total of 59,636 primates, 27,916 housed in indoor cages and...

Author(s)
Baker, K. C.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Hoboken, USA
Citation
American Journal of Primatology, 2016, 78, 7, pp 780-796
Abstract

Although human subjects are widely used to study sleep and sleep disorders, animals have been invaluable in developing our understanding of the physiology of sleep and underlying mechanisms of sleep disorders. Environmental stimuli are likely to modify sleep in both animals and people, suggesting...

Author(s)
Febinger, H. Y.; George, A.; Priestley, J.; Toth, L. A.; Opp, M. R.
Publisher
American Association for Laboratory Animal Science, Memphis, USA
Citation
Journal of the American Association for Laboratory Animal Science, 2014, 53, 1, pp 29-37
Abstract

Adult albino laboratory rats (Rattus norvegicus Berkenhout) were put together in colonies in large cages, in conditions which lead to severe conflict and death among wild rats of the same species. There were no deaths and little conflict. Hybrid rats, obtained from an albino-wild cross, were...

Author(s)
BARNETT, S. A.
Citation
Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London, 1960, 134, pp 611-621